Physics & Computer Science

PC321: Quantum Mechanics I

Schroedinger equation, interpretation of the wave function, expectation value, Ehrenfest's theorem, wave packets, stationary states and energy quantization, potential wells and potential barriers, scattering and tunneling, the harmonic oscillator, Schroedinger equation in three dimensions, the hydrogen atom, WKB approximation.

3 lecture hours

Credit: 0.50

Prerequisite: PC242, MA205


Section Information
Section Days Times Room Instructor
Lecture A MW - N1059 Dr. Alexei Kaltchenko